Simple Software

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by DistLawns, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. DistLawns

    DistLawns LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 120

    I wonderd if anyone had any suggestions on buisness software. I am primarely a mowing contractor with no landscaping, and I am looking for the MOST SIMPLE software out there for invoicing and routing etc..If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it!
  2. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796 about as simple as it gets. You may want to move up to Gopher though. Check the trial and see if it does everything you want it to.
  3. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    groundskeeper pro/lite is realivly simple once you get the hang of it. They offer a free trial also. They were a sponsor of the site, but sure if they still are or not.
  4. ooo

    ooo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    You have MS Excel? Thats simple to set up for basic things.
  5. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    Yes, they are still a sponsor of lawnsite, I see their link listed on the sponsor page.
  6. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    gopher.................... basic is what use..will upgrade this season maybe.
  7. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 3,065

    Lawnpro software is what I am going with this year. It suits me just fine, its basic and it does exactly what I need it to do. I don't use fert. or run multiple crews, I do 95% of my estimates on the site so I don't need any of that stuff so its the perfect software for me.
  8. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

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  9. K.Carothers

    K.Carothers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,124

    I bought the lawnpro software and spent a good amount of time with it today. I don't like it. For those that have it, how do you create a invoice for the entire month for a customer listing all services done for the month? I don't believe you can with that software. I get so frustrated working on spreadsheets and new programs. My time is money. I know that I'll get some slack but I thing the best way for me is the old fashion pencil and paper ledgers, a box for sales receipts, a goal sheet, basic invoices, a great CPA and a bank account that keeps growing while my debt decreases. Anyone feel the same?

  10. Up North

    Up North LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MN
    Messages: 1,063

    Try Gopher's free demo, the product is pretty good and easy to use. They need to develope a backup method though. I did try the Adkad product and it was okay, but Gopher was the better choice for me. Try the demos, both Adkad (Groundskeeper) and Gopher have them, makes it easier to decide.


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